Consumer Reports

Check out Consumer Reports product reviews and ratings to make smarter buying choices.

The Fletcher Free Library's account with Consumer Reports Online gives you premium access to product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and much more.  Individuals would normally have to pay an annual subscription fee to access this important site, but now you can get it for free: all you need is a Fletcher Free Library card! When prompted type in your 14-digit library barcode number to gain access.


Mutual fund, stock and ETF research: In-Library access; Outside-of-Library access.

All of the mutual fund content that is available in their expensive print edition is now just a few clicks away through our website.  Profit from Morningstar analysts' independent opinions on mutual funds, stocks, and ETF’s.  Our license agreement with Morningstar only allows three simultaneous users.  If you cannot log in please try again later.


News and magazine articles.

Also known as Vermont Online Library (or VOL), and brought to you in part by the Vermont Department of Libraries, Gale's suite of databases is a one-stop source for news and magazine articles on a wide range of topics: business, current events, economics, education, health care, literature, art, and science.  Millions of full-text articles, many with images. You cannot find this in-depth level of research with a Google search! When prompted type in your 14 digit library barcode # to gain access.

Ancestry International -- Library edition *

The Fletcher Free Library offers the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource, the international records.  Over 7,000 databases containing billions of individual records are combined into one of the most robust genealogy research tools ever.  

*Due to licensing restrictions, Ancestry® Library Edition is only availble to be used inside the Library's Tech Center.  Please call the Fletcher Free Library Reference Desk at 802.865.7217 for additional information.

Heritage Quest

Access HeritageQuest® Online from home with your library card!  Heritage Quest is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, military records, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more. To gain access, a one-time registration is required.